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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Rabbi Joseph S. Ozarowski

JF&CS hosts discussion for child abuse awareness month

April 18, 2012

From May to December 2011, there were 3,455 reports of child abuse/neglect in St. Louis County. Each day the Jewish Family & Children’s Service Child Abuse Prevention Program works to reduce this number. Its four-tiered, evidence-based prevention...

Stan Hoffman (St. Louis Realty), Fred Steinbach (JF&CS Board President), Carol Staenberg (JF&CS Board member) are pictured at the closing on a new building for the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. Photo: Yana Hotter

JF&CS closes on new building for food pantry

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light February 15, 2012

Jewish Family & Children's Service closed last Thursday on a 24,000-square-foot building at 10601 Baur Boulevard in Olivette that will be the new home of the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. About 5,000 families a month use the food pantry, which...

Joey Goldman

Joey Goldman, Congregation Shaare Emeth

December 28, 2011

This past summer, the Epworth Children & Family Services youth board was asked to create a community service project to benefit the homeless and runaway youth in the community. They called it Jeans for Teens. Youth board members spoke at various places...

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